U.S. National Archives
U.S. National ArchivesPublic Domain ArchiveNot developed or endorsed by NARA.
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade

Doctor Mary Walker

Decorations - Presentations - By Foreign Governments - General John F. O'Ryan shaking hands with brother of deceased member of 27th Division, who was awarded the Croix de Guerre. Brother accepts medal, Central Park, New York

Decorations - Presentations - DSM and CM of Honor - Medal winners of 27th Division just before receiving D.S.C. and Croix de Guerre at Central Park, N.Y.C

Decorations - Presentations - DSM and CM of Honor - General Pershing and men who received "Medal of Honor." General Pershing at head of line, and heroes upon whom he bestowed Medal of Honor at his headquarters at Chaumont, France

Decorations - Presentations - By Foreign Governments - Miss Jane Jeffrey, Brookline, Massachusetts, nurse decorated with Distinguished Service Cross for heroism shown during the air raid by the Germans July 18, 1918. Medal presented by Brigadier General Harts

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Sergeant Reider Waller, 105th Machine Gun Battalion, winner of Congressional Medal of Honor and British Distinguished Service Medal, cutting the silken ropes in front of Arch of Victory to permit the passage of parade

Decorations - Presentations - DSM and CM of Honor - Miss Jane Jeffrey, Brookline, Massachusetts, nurse decorated with Distinguished Service Cross for heroism shown during the air raid by the Germans July 18, 1918. Medal presented by Brigadier General Harts

Decorations - Presentations - By Foreign Governments - Miss Jane Jeffrey, Brookline, Massachusetts, nurse decorated with Distinguished Service Cross for heroism shown during the air raid by the Germans July 18, 1918. Medal presented by Brigadier General Harts

Decorations - Medals - Foreign - Croix de Guerre. The Croix de Guerre, the French Cross of war, several of which have been given to American troops for distinguished service in battle

Decorations - Presentations - By Foreign Governments - President Poincare decorating General Petain. President Poincare of France pinning the Military Medal on General Petain, Premier Georges Clemenceau is standing behind Poincare

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Red Cross Service Medal

Decorations - Presentations - DSM and CM of Honor - General Pershing decorating American soldiers. Private First Class Chas. D. Barger, Company 1, 354th Infantry., being presented with "Medal of Honor" by General Pershing at his headquarters in Chaumont, France

Winning the Distinguished Service Medal French was left there alone, sitting on the ground, holding his dying officer's head in his lap

Photograph of Medal for the Freedom Shrine

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Joseph Jacob Foss, is shown wearing the highly prized Medal of Honor bestowed upon him by President Roosevelt for outstanding gallantry against the Japanese in the Solomons. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Jefferson J. Deblanc, a Medal of Honor recipient. Official Portrait

ELVIN BELL - AWARDED THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS MEDAL FOR DISTINGUISHED HEROISM

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Harold William Bauer. Official Portrait. By November of 1942, Captain Bauer was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and was awarded the Medal of Honor

Photograph of Major General Norman Cota Presenting the Bronze Star Medal to Corporal John H. Reese, Corporal Harry D. McMahan and Tec 5 Ernest Geibel

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Gregory"Pappy"Boyington, Commander, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"taken at Marine Corps Headquarter, Washington D.C., October 4, 1945. LTC Boyington was awarded the Medal of Honor and is an Ace Pilot credited with 28 kills

General Leslie R. Groves presenting a medal to Major Harold A. Fidler. Taken at award ceremony at Lawrence's home, taken October 21, 1945. See related photo: XBD201008-00913-00916.TIF. Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

General Groves (left) and University of California, Berkeley President Robert Gordon Sproul (right) admire the Medal of Merit awarded to Ernest Orlando Lawrence in March, 1946 for his wartime achievements. Morgue 1958-8 (P-30) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

General L R. Groves presenting Medal of Merit to E. Fermi, R. Stone, Uvey, and Allison for their wartime achievements in Chicage, Illinois. Photo taken 3/20/1946. XBB9309-06158. Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Melvin Calvin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Franklin Commemorative Congressional Medal]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Melvin Calvin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Franklin Commemorative Congressional Medal]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Franklin Commemorative Congressional Medal]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

[Franklin Commemorative Congressional Medal]

[Institut Pasteur, Medal Awarded to Dr. Albert Sabin]

Photograph of Apollo 13 Flight Commander James A. Lovell, Jr. Standing alongside President Richard M. Nixon

President John F. Kennedy Presents the Medal of Freedom to Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Paul-Henri Spaak, Oval Office, White House, Washington, DC

President John F. Kennedy Presents the Medal of Freedom to Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Paul-Henri Spaak, Oval Office, White House, Washington, DC

President John F. Kennedy Peers into Space Capsule at the Presentation Ceremony of NASA Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) to Astronaut and Colonel John Glenn, Jr. at Hangar 'S' at Cape Canaveral, Florida

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Photograph of Ceremonies at the Presentation of a National Archives Certificate of Appreciation to Charles Kohen of Washington for His Donation of Two Letters from John Rush, Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor

Luis Alvarez (right) receives the 1963 National Medal of Science from President Johnson, taken January 13, 1964. Morgue 1964-13 (P-3). Copy negative from Luis Alvarez print [photographer unknown]

Luis Alvarez receives the 1963 National Medal of Science from President Johnson, taken January 13, 1964. Morgue 1964-13 (P-4) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Luis Alvarez (right) receives the 1963 National Medal of Science from President Johnson, taken January 13, 1964. Morgue 1964-13 (P-2). Copy negative from Luis Alvarez print [photographer unknown]

Luis Alvarez (right) receives the 1963 National Medal of Science from President Johnson, taken January 13, 1964. Morgue 1964-13 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Harold Brown, Director Defense Research and Engineering, right, congratulates John L. McLucas after presenting him with the Distinguished Public Service Medal for outstanding contributions in his field. Mrs. Patricia McLucas, left, and daughter Susan attend the ceremony at the Pentagon

President Lyndon B. Johnson Awards the Medal of Freedom to A. Philip Randolph

Back of Nobel Prize medal in velvet case inscribed Ernest Orlando Lawrence, taken November 11, 1964. Morgue 1964-60 (P-3) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Front of the Nobel Prize medal in velvet case, taken November 11, 1964. Morgue 1964-60 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Front of the Atoms for Peace Award medal, a memorial to Henry Ford and Edsel Ford awarded to Edwin McMillan and Vladimir I. Veksler in 1963 for development or application of peaceful nuclear technology. Photo taken November 11, 1964. Morgue 1964-61 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Back of the Atoms for Peace Award medal, a memorial to Henry Ford and Edsel Ford awarded to Edwin McMillan and Vladimir I. Veksler in 1963 for development or application of peaceful nuclear technology. Photo taken November 11, 1964. Morgue 1964-61 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Back of the Nobel Prize medal inscribed Ernest Orlando Lawrence, taken November 11, 1964. Morgue 1964-60 (P-4) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

President Richard Nixon Presenting Duke Ellington with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President George W. Bush (right) applauds as Medal of Honor recipient LT. COL. Bruce Crandall (U.S. Army, ret.) kisses his wife, Arlene, in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 26, 2007. LT. COL. Crandall was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism as a U.S. Army 1ST Cavalry Division helicopter flight commander during the Vietnam War in November 1965. (DoD photo by Eric Draper, CIV) (Released)

Richard Nixon Presents Duke Ellington with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

LT. COL. Bruce Crandall (U.S. Army, ret.) speaks during his induction into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes on Feb. 27, 2007, the day after President George W. Bush awarded him the Medal of Honor for his heroism as a U.S. Army 1ST Cavalry Division helicopter flight commander during the Vietnam War in November 1965. (DoD photo by Eric Draper, CIV) (Released)

Photograph of Spiro Agnew Posthumously Awarding Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Clifford C. Sims

Inspecting the troops during the armed forces full honor arrival ceremony for incoming U.S. Army CHIEF of STAFF GEN. Creighton W. Abrams, right are: Secretary of the Army Robert F. Froehlke; COL. Harvey H. Perrett Jr., commander of the troops; and Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird. Earlier during the ceremony, Secretary Laird presented the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal to Gen. Abrams

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, second from the left, administers the oath of office to General Creighton W. Abrams, the new U.S. Army chief of staff. Secretary of the Army Robert F. Froehlke looks on while Mrs. Abrams holds the Bible. Earlier in the ceremony, Secretary Laird presented the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal to Gen. Abrams

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Robert C. Moot, assistant secretary of defense (comptroller), after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Moot has served in his position since August 1, 1968. Standing on the right is his wife

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, Barry J. Shillito, assistant secretary of defense for installations and logistics, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal at a Pentagon ceremony. Shillito has served in his position since February 1, 1969

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates G. Warren Nutter, assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Nutter has served in his position since March 4, 1969. Standing on the right is his wife

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Dr. Albert C. Hall, assistant secretary of defense and director of defense intelligence, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Dr. Hall has served in his position since November 9, 1971. Standing on the right is his wife

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Roger T. Kelley after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Kelley has served in his position since March 3, 1969. His wife stands by during the ceremony

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Analysis Gardiner L. Tucker after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Tucker has served in his position since January 30, 1970. His wife and son stand by during the ceremony

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, presents the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal to Assistance Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Daniel Z. Henkin at a Pentagon ceremony. Henkin has served in his position since January 29, 1969. His wife is on the right

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Dr. John S. Foster Jr., director of defense research and engineering, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Foster has served in his position since October 1, 1965. Attending the ceremony in his wife

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Assistant Secretary of Defense for telecommunications Eberhardt Rechtin after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Rechtin has served in his position since January 14, 1972

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Paul H. Nitze, a member of the U.S. delegation to Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT), after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal. Tucker has served in his position since 1969. His wife and other members of his family are attending the Pentagon ceremony. Nitze also served as assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, secretary of the Navy, and deputy secretary of defense

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates J. Fred Buzhardt Jr., department of defense general counsel, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Buzhardt has served in his position since August 20, 1970

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Assistant Secretary of Defense for health and environment Dr. Richard S. Wilbur after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Wilbur has served in his position since July 27, 1971. His wife and another family member are attending the ceremony

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Carl S. Wallace, the special assistant to the secretary and deputy secretary of defense, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Wallace has served in his position since February 28, 1969. His wife is standing by during the ceremony

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates William J. Baroody Jr., special assistant to the secretary and deputy secretary of defense, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a Pentagon ceremony. Wallace has served in his position since February 28, 1969

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Rady A. Johnson, assistant to the secretary of defense, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Attending the ceremony are his wife and family

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Carl Walske, chairman, military liaison committee and assistant to the secretary for atomic energy, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Walske has served in his position since October 3, 1966. Looking on is his wife

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Secretary of the Army Robert F. Froehlke after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a Pentagon ceremony. Froehlke served as assistant secretary of defense for administration from January 30, 1969, until July 1, 1971, when he was appointed to his present position

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Secretary of the Air Force Robert C. Seamans Jr. after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a Pentagon ceremony. Seamans has served in his position since February 15, 1969

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Deputy Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rush after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal during a Pentagon ceremony. Rush has served in his position since February 23, 1972

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF, after presenting him with the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal during a Pentagon ceremony. Moorer served as chief of naval operations from August 1, 1967, until July 1, 1970, and has held his current position since July 3, 1970

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, right, presents the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal to Secretary of the Navy John W. Warner during a Pentagon ceremony. Warner served as undersecretary of the Navy from February 11, 1969, until May 4, 1972, when he assumed his current position. His wife is on the left

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, presents the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal to MAJ. GEN. Daniel (Chappie) James Jr., deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, during a Pentagon ceremony

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, presents the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal to Rear Adm. Daniel J. Murphy, military assistant to the secretary of defense, during a ceremony at the Pentagon. His wife is standing by

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr., chief of naval operations, after presenting him with the Distinguished Service Medal (Navy-Marine Corps) during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Zumwalt has served in his position since July 1, 1970. Attending the ceremony is his wife

Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, left, congratulates GEN. Robert E. Cushman Jr., commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, after presenting him with the Distinguished Service Medal (Navy-Marine Corps) during a Pentagon ceremony. Cushman has served in his position since January 1, 1972